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2000 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
New York, NY, November 45, 2000
Meeting #959
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Differential Algebra and Related Topics

Saturday November 4, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra and Related Topics, I
Room 410, International Affairs Building
Organizers:
Li Guo, Rutgers University at Newark liguo@newark.rutgers.edu
William Keigher, Rutgers University at Newark keigher@newark.rutgers.edu
William Sit, City College (CUNY) wyscc@cunyvm.cuny.edu

8:30 a.m.
Using Ritt's characteristic sets to compute the normalizers of the intransitive Lie algebras of vector fields on the plane.
Phyllis Cassidy*, Smith College (emerita)
(95912283)

9:00 a.m.
Computing the Galois Group of $y^{(3)} + ay' + by = 0,\ a, b \in {\mathcal C}[x]$.
Peter H Berman*, North Carolina State University
(95912178)

9:30 a.m.
Prounipotent Groups in Differential Galois Theory.
Andy R Magid*, University of Oklahoma
(95912157)

10:00 a.m.
On a Generic Inverse Differential Galois Problem for GL$_n$.
Lourdes Juan*, MSRI
(95913123)

10:30 a.m.
Model Theory and Differential Algebra.
David E Marker*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(95903128)

Saturday November 4, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra and Related Topics, II
Room 410, International Affairs Building
Organizers:
Li Guo, Rutgers University at Newark liguo@newark.rutgers.edu
William Keigher, Rutgers University at Newark keigher@newark.rutgers.edu
William Sit, City College (CUNY) wyscc@cunyvm.cuny.edu

2:30 p.m.
Central configurations in the Newtonian Nbody problem of Celestial Mechanics.
Ilias Kotsireas*, Ontario Research Centre for Computer Algebra
(95970269)

3:00 p.m.
On Applications of Cartan's Method of Moving Frames.
Irina A Kogan*, Yale University
(95953237)

3:30 p.m.
Dmodules on smooth toric varieties.
Mircea Mustata, University of California at Berkeley
Gregory Smith, University of California at Berkeley
Harrison Tsai*, Cornell University
Uli Walther, Purdue University
(95914207)

4:00 p.m.
Differential Operators on Toric Varieties.
William N Traves*, U.S. Naval Academy
Mutsumi Saito, Hokkaido University, Japan
(9591391)

4:30 p.m.
Rank Jumps in $A$Hypergeometric Systems.
Laura F Matusevich*, University of California at Berkeley
(95905138)

5:00 p.m.
Multivariable Differential Dimension Polynomials.
Alexander B Levin*, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D. C.
(95912102)

Sunday November 5, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra and Related Topics, III
Room 410, International Affairs Building
Organizers:
Li Guo, Rutgers University at Newark liguo@newark.rutgers.edu
William Keigher, Rutgers University at Newark keigher@newark.rutgers.edu
William Sit, City College (CUNY) wyscc@cunyvm.cuny.edu

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Differential Resultants and Differential Reultant Sytems in the Ordinary Case.
Giuseppa Carra'Ferro*, University of Catania
(95913259)

9:00 a.m.
A $p$adic Algorithm for Computing Gr\"obner Bases.
Elizabeth A. Arnold*, Texas A\&M University
(95913241)

9:30 a.m.
Characteristic Sets and Grobner Bases.
Sally D Morrison*, Bucknell University
(95912240)

10:00 a.m.
Factorisation Free Algorithms in Differential and Difference Algebra.
Evelyne Hubert*, INRIA
(95939226)

10:30 a.m.
Definitive Computation of BernsteinSato Polynomials.
Anton Leykin*, University of Minnesota
(95914145)

Sunday November 5, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra and Related Topics, IV
Room 410, International Affairs Building
Organizers:
Li Guo, Rutgers University at Newark liguo@newark.rutgers.edu
William Keigher, Rutgers University at Newark keigher@newark.rutgers.edu
William Sit, City College (CUNY) wyscc@cunyvm.cuny.edu

2:30 p.m.
Formulas for Liouvillian solutions of (third order) linear differential equations.
Michael F Singer, North Carolina State University
Felix A Ulmer*, Universite de Rennes 1
(95912115)

3:00 p.m.
On initial value problems for ordinary differentialalgebraic equations.
Frank Leon Pritchard*, York College of The City University of New York
William Yu Sit, The City College of The City University of New York
(95934124)

3:30 p.m.
The ring of global sections of diffspec $R$.
Jerald J Kovacic*, New York, NY
(9591485)

4:00 p.m.
Algebraic solutions of linear differential equations.
Mark van Hoeij*, Florida State University
(95934105)

4:30 p.m.
On the invariants of linear ordinary differential equations.
Manuel Bronstein*, INRIA
(95934220)

5:00 p.m.
Differential equations in positive characteristic.
Marius van der Put*, University of Groningen
(95934285)
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